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Virtualban

Published August 27, 2020

Virtual Icebreakers for Remote Classrooms

Susan MacNeil Editor, Profweb

Preparing for the fall 2020 semester and looking for resources to support online learning, teachers have been reaching out on various online teacher communities. One topic that kept popping up was icebreakers and especially what icebreakers worked well in an online classroom. In this article, we will take a look…

Multidisciplinary

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Published April 10, 2020

What Could Evaluation Look like for your Suddenly-Online Course? Part 1- Traditional Evaluations

Susan MacNeil Editor, Profweb

Are you looking at your course plan wondering how you are going to adapt the assessments that remain to your new ‘suddenly-online course’? Or maybe you would like to know what you can do to make sure students are not plagiarizing or cheating on quizzes and exams when you are not there to supervise? Finally, can you keep the evaluations you had planned or do you need new ones? There are a lot of questions and I could not answer all of them in only one article.

Multidisciplinary

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Published April 7, 2020

Learning ESL in an Active Learning Classroom at the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles

Susan MacNeil Editor, Profweb

The Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles (CGIM) received funding from the Entente Canada-Québec (ECQ) for a special project that aimed to equip the college’s four campuses with active learning classrooms (ALCs) and to develop training workshops that would encourage teachers to develop active-learning teaching practices in English as a second language (ESL). I spoke with Anne-Marie Lafortune, the project leader, about active learning activities for ESL and active learning classrooms.

English (Second Language)

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Fake news

Published March 26, 2019

Teaching How to Navigate the Sea of Digital Information, if not You, then Who?

Susan MacNeil Editor, Profweb

In the past information was found mostly in libraries where it was vetted and curated by librarians. Now with advancements in technology and the Internet, anyone can submit content on the World Wide Web; however, there are no “librarians” to assess the quality of the information that appears online.

Multidisciplinary

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Published November 13, 2019

The Increasing Use of Technology in High School Classrooms May Heighten Student Expectations at the College Level

Susan MacNeil Editor, Profweb

What do college teachers know about the use of technology in the high school classroom? Gen Z learners may have new expectations of their digital experience at college. Will there be a disappointing gap between these digitally proficient high school students and the reality of the college classroom?

Multidisciplinary

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